You don't have to explain it to us. Working a nine-to-five during the summer can be downright mentally and spiritually exhausting. Sometimes you just need to get away from it all at least for the weekend. On top of that, sometimes you just need a glass of wine or two. So why not combine the two? Here are some of the best wine tours to help you get away from the city this summer.
Wine tours - Day Trip to Wine Country
Where: Long Island, New York
Who says that the only way to get the full vineyard experience you need to go to Napa Valley? New Yorkers can take this round-trip bus ride from just outside of Grand Central station for one best all inclusive wine tours on the East Coast. Guests will be treated to free samples, small bites, and special discounts on bottles from each stop at Jamesport Vineyards, Palmer Vineyards, Martha Clara Vineyards, Pellegrini Vineyards, Pindar Vineyards, and Lenz Winery.
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The “Day Trip to Wine Country” will be booking wine tours up until November, so make sure to head over to newyorkwineevents.com for availability.
Wine tours - Back Bay Wine Tasting and Walking Tour
Where: Boston, Massachusetts
This walking wine tour will pair you with a knowledgeable and eager tour guide who will show you the best wines available in downtown Boston. Over two hours, you will be educated on the best blends and pairings of local cuisines. Starting at the rustic Post 390 and walking nearly two miles to the famous Legal Sea Food with their 10,000 bottle selection, this is one of the more educational wine tours you are likely to find along the Atlantic ocean.
For more information and availability, head over to citywinetours.com.
Wine tours - Chaddsford Winery Reserve & Tasting Tour
Where: Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Cost: $20 plus the cost of wine
Just 45 minutes outside of Philly — located in the Brandywine Valley — the Chaddsford Winery “Reserve & Tasting Tour” is the best wine tasting trip you can book if you are looking to get out of city for the day. Tickets for this tour will cost you $20 if you book in advance and you will get special access to special prices on dry red wine, dry white wine, and sweet wine flights.
For more information and to schedule your own wine tours, head over to chaddsford.com.
Wine tours - Water to Wine Day Tours
Where: Cayuga Lake, Western New York
Cost: $99 -$109
This off the beaten path trip is one of the more adventurous tours you will be able to take in all of New York State. The Water To Wine Day Tours set sail each day treating passengers to a five-hour voyage aboard on Cayuga Lake with tastings at three separate wineries with special prices on bottles. Unlimited wine tasting for five-hours aboard a boat? What's not to love?
For more information on when the next tour sets sail, head over to winolimo.com.